Here’s a preview of what’s inside of the Winter 2010 issue of Arts & Crafts Homes and the Revival:
IN THE MAGAZINE
A winter haven built in 1908 in California is the perfect house for long-time collectors of American pottery and Navajo art. by Debra Prinzing | photographs by William Wright
Built with a mission, this handsome and efficient house has an undeniable kinship with Arts & Crafts thinking.
Go to the source to find inspiration for the layout, materials, and period details of your new kitchen. by Patricia Poore
Fine craft and its impact on the design of the Arts & Crafts home. by Brian D. Coleman
Samuel Yellin’s grand-daughter carries on the family business: 99 years at anvil and forge.
A note from the Editor:
The American movement is so heavily identified with wood: shingled bungalows, Mission oak, wainscots and beams. And as for the revival, interpretation of the woodwork of Greene and Greene is a movement all its own. Historians like to say that Arts and Crafts died during the Colonial Revival Twenties and was buried by the Depression, to be resurrected only with the renewed interest of collectors during the 1970s. I say that the movement didn’t die entirely during those years; it was kept alive by such fine-woodworkers as Wharton Esherick, George Nakashima, Tage Frid, James Krenov, and Sam Maloof, each exploring Nature + art + craft. Wood was the bridge. Click to continue reading the Editor’s Note ->
Long-time collectors of vintage American pottery and Navajo art found the right house for their collections. It was built as a winter haven for industrialist Edward Drummon Libbey (as in Libbey Owens-Corning). Bill and Kathy Couturie restored it in the 1990s.
Brian Coleman describes the resurgence of fine work bringing us fireplace tools, stove hoods, garden gates, and metal art tiles.
Check for upcoming Arts & Crafts events coming to an area near you. Have an event that isn’t posted? Be sure to submit to our editors here
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